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17 October 2016

Use Umbris to Create A Private Rooftop Terrace

A rooftop terrace is an external space on a flat roof. Rooftop terraces are very popular in London, especially in the hotter months when companies and home owners can throw the ideal summer party on t ...

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10 October 2016

Truly Bespoke Home – Umbris Features

All Umbris louvre roofs differ depending on the project, meaning you can create a completely bespoke addition to your home. There are many Umbris features available to suit your requirements. Umbri ...

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03 October 2016

Build Your Dream Garden Office With Umbris

In the September issue of Grand Designs, one of the articles titled ‘Build Your Dream Office’ focuses on ways you can create the ideal home office. Four steps are made to help you achieve ...

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26 September 2016

How To Build An Outdoor Living Space

In Grand Designs August 2016 featured an article titled, ‘Build an outdoor kitchen’, but how do you actually do this with the UK weather? Outdoor kitchen or dining areas are ideal in the s ...

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19 September 2016

The Umbris Zone

The Umbris Zone at the Sky House Design Centre in Amersham has recently been completed. The Sky House Design Centre is full of the UK’s leaders in home design products and technology and the Umb ...

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12 September 2016

Landscaping Your Project

A recent article titled ‘Landscaping Your Garden’ in Grand Designs August 2016 issue provides you with 6 easy steps to creating the ideal garden area. These steps include initial planning, ...

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05 September 2016

How to Create the Perfect Al Fresco Seating Area

Alfresco seating areas have become the latest trend and must-haves of 2016. However, we are now looking beyond the decking and trendy outdoor furniture to create the perfect alfresco space. Many homeo ...

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29 August 2016

Umbris Hot Tub Roof Provides Cover For Outdoor Spa’s

An outdoor spa in your garden is very much possible with an Umbris louvre roof system providing cover over your hot tub and garden oasis.  An aluminium hot tub roof can be designed to cover ju ...

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22 August 2016

Finishing Options Available

Create truly architectural additions to your project by adding custom finishes to your Umbris. Your Umbris can be constructed from a wide range of RAL colours, even the louvres and Umbris structure ca ...

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08 August 2016

Protect Entrances Using an Umbris Louvre Roof

Keeping water off walls is imperative for a successful design, the issue of damp and mould can be prevented with a porch roof over doors and windows. The roof can keep rain away from the entrance ways ...

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25 July 2016

Umbris Feature in Grand Designs August 2016 Magazine

‘Buyers Guide to External Shading’ Umbris were recently featured in a two page spread about external shading in the August 2016 issue of Grand Designs Magazine. In this issue, reader ...

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11 July 2016

How to Create the Perfect Al Fresco Seating Area

The external solar shading solution, Umbris by IQ, is an automated louvre roof system providing a contemporary patio roof to modern architectural design projects. The aluminium louvre roof provides a ...

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27 June 2016

Umbris featured in Self Build & Design Magazine

Landscaping your garden can prove almost as much work as building your new house – but ultimately it can be just as rewarding. Using an Umbris louvre roof it can also be a simple process with an ...

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11 January 2016

The Construction Efficiency of Umbris

The Umbris patio roofing system is a bespoke, architectural design solution creating and enhancing external living and entertainment areas. Due to high quality engineering and design our Umbris all-we ...

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07 December 2015

Umbris Wins Build It Awards

We are very pleased and proud to announce that Umbris is the winner of the ‘best home technology product’ category in the 2015 Build It awards.  There are many different technologi ...

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24 November 2015

Create a Rooftop Terrace with Umbris

Using an Umbris Louvre Roof on your rooftop terrace is a great way of extending the use of this precious outside space throughout the year. This impression shows an Umbris Louvre Roof installed to ...

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12 November 2015

Umbris featured in Grand Designs September 2015

Our Umbris Louvre Roof was featured within the September Issue of Grand Designs. The contemporary solar shading solution was heralded as an ‘all-weather solution’ for outdoor solar shading ...

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13 October 2015

New Contemporary Heating Option for Umbris

Umbris by IQ can now exclusively offer the contemporary HeatStrip external heaters as an external radiant heat source for all Umbris Louvre Roof installations. HeatStrip external heaters are thin, ...

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24 September 2015

Umbris by IQ shortlisted for the Build It Awards

We are absolutely delighted that Umbris by IQ has recently been shortlisted for the Build It Awards in two different categories, best home technology and best roofing system. The Build It Awards 2015 ...

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